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You May Call Her Madam Secretary


Publication date 1987
Vineyard Video Productions

You May Call Her Madam Secretary

This is a 3 minute excerpt from the award-winning documentary by Marjory and Robert Potts. More information or to purchase a copy of the full film is available from their web site. This excerpt posted with permission.

"I had to do something about unnecessary hazards to life, unnecessary poverty. It was sort of up to me. this feeling...sprang out of a period of great confusion which overtakes all young people. One thing was perfectly clear...the circumstances of the life of the people of my generation was my business, and I ought to do something about it." -Frances Perkins, Secretary of Labor, 1933-1945 from her Oral History

"A splending, touching, effective job ... I hope the Frances Perkins film gets the widest possible circulation." Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

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Produced by Marjory and Robert Potts
With Frances Sternhagen

Red Ribbon - American Film and Video Festival
CINE Golden Eagle
Outstanding Film List - Booklist and Choice (American Library Association)
Chris Bronze Plaque - Columbus International Film Festival

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